Student Newspaper Mastermind Behind Controversies
After recognizing its ability to capture attention from media giants such as The Texas Tribune, CNN, and the Houston Chronicle, The Battalion realized that it must follow the examples of those outlets to become their contemporary. Articles must be published that harness opinion as fact and convince the reader... Read more
Election Commissioner Braces for Consequences of Doing Job Well
A well-run election conducted with integrity and class is a hard thing to come by at Texas A&M. Last week, Election Commissioner Rachel Keathley ran such an election (with the exception of the disqualification of The Mugdown—SAD). In the wake of such a fair election, the student body has... Read more
Men Reclaim Top Student Leaders at Texas A&M
After months of being reminded of their oppression, Aggie men have decided to do something this campaign season. While the top student leaders are selected over the course of the semester, 2017-2018 student body president, senior class president, and Corps Commander have now all been selected. Likewise, the Yell... Read more
Mugdown Lowdown: How to Become Student Body President
A version of this article was first published in the August 2016 print edition of The Mugdown. So you want to be Student Body President, huh? Most students are asking themselves questions like “Can I wash my maroons with my whites?” or “How many days can I safely go without... Read more
Senators Thankful Sexual Harassment Not A University Focus
When the student body woke to the news of a scandal in Student Senate, some were surprised. When students discovered that this scandal displayed a few senators’ deep-seated sexism and hypocrisy, no one was really surprised. A handful of exceptionally insecure and shockingly ignorant representatives of the student body... Read more
Student Senator Finally Writes Perfect Bill
KOLDUS– Late Wednesday evening, an informant from the Student Government Association, who asked to be referred to as Sheep Throat– don’t ask us why–, leaked the text for the most controversial bill in SGA history. Consequently, it is also what students have been waiting for. And The Mugdown approves.  ... Read more
CC Creations True Comfort Colors Revealed
With the conclusion of a particularly tumultuous election season and much needed spring break, student life is appearing to settle back down to normal. Or so Texas A&M students thought: corruption has reared its ugly head once again in Aggieland. Any student involved in one of Texas A&M’s many... Read more
The Mugdown Low-Down: A Snarky Summary of the 2015 Elections
Everything You Need to Know about the 2015 Elections Some Stuff You Should Know about the 2015 Elections Nothing You Really Need to Know about the 2015 Elections The Election for Student Body President Joseph Benigno, Michael Murtha, and Isaiah Tsau run for 2015-2016 Student Body President (SBP). Benigno... Read more
HOUSE of KOLDUS: Part 2 of 2
Mugdown Presents House of Koldus by Honey Bear   *House of Cards Seasons 1 and 2 Spoilers Below* This is the second part of a two-part series. Check HERE to read the first part to HOUSE of KOLDUS!   Scene 4 (Inside the senate meeting. Benigno is standing at a podium at the... Read more